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Andrew Spink KC and Helen Pugh talk at Outer Temple Chambers and Mishcon de Reya cryptocurrency panel event

Outer Temple’s Andrew Spink KC and Helen Pugh recently joined Henry Farris, Guy Wilkes, and Stephanie Melone at the cryptocurrency panel event, ‘Next Generation of Cryptocurrency Litigation – A Practical Insight’.

Outer Temple Chambers and Mishcon de Reya recently held a Cryptocurrency event called ‘Next Generation of Cryptocurrency Litigation – A Practical Insight’ which took place on Wednesday 23rd November 2022 in London.

Andrew Spink KC and Helen Pugh were part of the panel of experts who examined two cryptocurrency case studies and the challenges and legal issues that arise, now and which may arise in the future. The discussion on a range of topical issues included a consideration of the possible claims against exchanges who suspend withdrawals (such as in the case of Gemini Exchange’s Earn customers), claims against an insolvent exchange (such as in the case of the FTX exchange) and claims against intermediaries.

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Andrew Spink KC is a highly respected advocate with 37 years’ experience at the Bar, of which 19 years have been as a busy KC. As part of his broad-based commercial disputes and advisory practice, Andrew has experience of a wide range of commercial contracts and contractual issues (including civil and regulatory cases involving crypto-assets and associated worldwide freezing orders), trust law issues, professional negligence claims (acting for both claimants and defendants), company law and insolvency issues.  He is a part-time judge who has sat as a Deputy High Court Judge in both the King’s Bench and Chancery Divisions of the English High Court. He is also a Justice on the Court of the Astana International Financial Centre in Kazakhstan and an arbitrator. 

To find out more, contact Sam Carter on +44 (0)203 989 6669 or Colin Bunyan on +44 (0)20 7427 4886 for a confidential discussion.

Helen Pugh is a well regarded commercial junior ranked in the areas of commercial litigation, insolvency and professional negligence (Legal 500 2023). She appeared for one of the successful respondents in one of the first bitcoin fraud and worldwide freezing order cases to be heard by the High Court in the case of Ellis v Digitplan (CL-2021-000753) and is regularly invited to speak on cryptocurrency litigation generally. She is a committee member of the Tech Disputes Network, the pre-eminent forum for legal professionals working in the field of crypto and digital assets.

To find out more, contact Matt Sale +44 (0)20 7427 4910 or George Bennett on +44 (0)207 427 0807 for a confidential discussion.

Events 1 Dec, 2022


Andrew Spink KC

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Helen Pugh

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